Press: President & Publishers .

Last week for the first time President Roosevelt took sides in the running scrimmage between the newspaper publishers of the land and their editorial employes organized as the American Newspaper Guild. The specific case in which he lined up with the publishers was, in itself, trivial but its implication as a matter of national policy cast a long significant shadow into the future.

Last May Dean Sothern Jennings lost his job as a rewrite man on William Randolph Hearst's San Francisco Call-Bulletin because, against office orders, he insisted on attending the Guild convention in...